Articles and Blogs
“A golden age of worldwide expansion is possible. Making it happen will require thinking big, deciding wisely and acting boldly”
⁘ Carlota Perez ⁘
Closing words in Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital
A long delayed golden age: or why has the ICT ‘installation period’ lasted so long?
Blog for IIPP/Medium. Three reasons are in the nature of the revolution and three are due to the context: China and decoupled global finance are the main ones
14 June 2022
“It's time for a smart, green, fair and global golden age of the information society”
Article in preparation to participate in the “Great Minds” discussion of the 25th UNCTAD-CSTD meeting, on March 28th.
22 March 2022
“A series of blogs with Andrés Schafer (@chaferox) about “Smart, green, fair and global growth” looking towards a better post-pandemic world”
2021 – 2022
“Using the history of technological revolutions to understand the present and shape the future”
Article for the Progressive Post Magazine of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS).
17 February 2021
"Imagining a good life in a green and fair society: You must visualise the future in order to shape it!”
Blog for the Deep Transitions Project website.
27 July 2020
“The Post-Covid 19 crisis as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”
A blog in my Beyond the Tech Revolution project webpage.
25 July 2020
‘An opportunity for ethical capitalism that comes once in a century’
Article for the UNCTAD website.
10 May 2018
‘Smart green’ technology is the path to follow
Op-ed in the Financial Times
18 November 2018
“Redesigning the Estonian university for the digital age”
Article in EDASI.org
28 September 2018
“From a casino economy to a New Golden Age: Carlota Pérez at Drucker Forum 2017”
Presentation at the Global Drucker Forum, published by Steve Denning in his Forbes column.
17 November 2017
Why it’s time to bring back –and modernize– government
Blog for the Global Drucker Forum 2017 where I spoke
17 November 2017
Technological Revolutions and Political Choices
A Better Life with a Healthy Planet: Pathways to Net-Zero Emissions in Shell Scenarios
01 May 2016
The tech bubble is pumped, but not ready to burst
Luke Dormehl in Wired Magazine, UK.
03 June 2014
How to forward a new Golden Age FT Alphaville
Guest post in dialogue with Andy Haldane at the launch of the Mission Oriented Finance event, organised by Mariana Mazzucato.
22 July 2014
Second Machine Age or Fifth Technological Revolution?
Different interpretations lead to different recommendations – reflections on Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee’s book The Second Machine Age
- 1. Introduction: the pitfalls of historical periodization
- 2. The periodization of history into technological revolutions: why, what, how many and when?
- 3. The current moment: beginning of a new machine age and/or the turning point of the fifth great surge?
- 4. The historical patterns of bounty and spread
- 5. Does technology determine the future? Socio-political shaping as a recurring need within the unique space of the possible
- 6. The limits of the Brynjolfsson and McAfee policy recipes: Proposals on human capital
- 7. The limits of the Brynjolfsson and McAfee policy recipes: Proposals on science, technology and infrastructures
- 8. The limits of the Brynjolfsson and McAfee policy recipes: Proposals on fiscal stability and welfare
- 9. The socio-political shaping of a better future with an understanding of the nature of the new technologies
The New Technological Revolution
Presentation at the Technology Frontiers Forum of The Economist
05 March 2013
“Next step requires we be bold and imaginative”
Letter to the FT on the stagnation debate
07 February 2013
Why IT and the green economy are the real answer to the financial crisis.
19 March 2012
Fight Of The Titans: in debate about the high prices being paid for the technology start-ups
The European Magazine.
26 May 2011
The Advance of Technology and Major Bubble Collapses: Historical Regularities and Lessons for Today.
Engelsberg Seminar on “The future of capitalism Ax:son Foundation», Sweden.
01 June 2010
Long-Run Economic Transformation After the Crisis: Technology, globalisation and the environment
Presentation at the OME International Foresight Forum Barcelona
01 October 2009
Respecialize to lift all boats: A primer on the global redistribution of market segments.
CISCO Thought leaders
First Quarter 2008
The lessons we have learned about technology and development.
Oral presentation at the UNCTAD X First High-Level Round Table Trade and Development: Directions for the Twenty-First Century, Bangkok.
12 February 2000